Storm damage hits record €8.6m in claims

Just under 2,000 claims filed The storm that wreaked havoc at the end of last month has resulted in insurance claims of more than €8.6 million, Times of Malta is informed. Described as the most devastating since 1982, the storm that battered the islands during the last weekend of February caused damage everywhere, with insurers receiving claims for […]

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Drunk drivers still getting behind the wheel in spite of lower limits

‘More awareness on drink driving risks required’ Slashing drink-driving alcohol limits had little to no impact on traffic accidents, with intoxicated motorists still getting behind the wheel, according to insurers. Alcohol limits for motorists were slashed to almost half in January last year but the impact was so “minimal” that insurance companies reporting no improvements in accidents […]

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Insurance claims for storm damage could run into several millions

  In the aftermath of Sunday’s storm, people have been counting the damage caused to their property Insurance claims for damage caused by Sunday’s storm could run into several millions but an accurate estimate will not be available for weeks, an industry representative said. Adrian Galea, director general of the Malta Insurance Association, said it […]

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